Selected Bibliography on the History of American Ecology
Cittadino, Eugene. "A 'Marvelous Cosmopolitan Preserve': The Dunes, Chicago, and the Dynamic Ecology of Henry Cowles." Perspectives on Science: Historical, Philosophical, Social 1(1993):520-559.
Cook, Sarah Gibbard. Henry Chandler Cowles (1869-1939) and Cowles Bog: A Study in Historical Geography and the History of Ecology. Compiled for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, in cooperation with Great Lakes Heritage, Inc., 1980. Revised edition. Chicago: Field Museum, 1999.
Croker, Robert A. Pioneer Ecologist: The Life and Work of Victor Ernest Shelford, 1877-1968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.
Engel, J. Ronald. Sacred Sands: The Struggle for Community in the Indiana Dunes. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1983.
Engel, Joan Gibb, editor. The Indiana Dunes Story: How Nature and People Made a Park. Second edition. Michigan City, Ind.: Shirley Heinze Environmental Fund, 1997.
Ewan, Joseph, editor. A Short History of Botany in the United States. New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1969.
Franklin, Kay, and Norma Schaeffer. Duel for the Dunes: Land Use conflict on the Shores of Lake Michigan. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1983.
Hagen, Joel B. "Organism and Environment: Frederic Clements's Vision of a Unified Physiological Ecology," in Ronald Rainger, Keith R. Benson, and Jane Maienschein, editors, The American Development of Biology. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.
Hays, Samuel P. Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1959.
Huth, Hans. Nature and the American: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes. New edition. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1991. Reprint of work originally published in 1957 by University of California Press.
Mitman, Gregg. The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.
Rodgers, Andrew Denny, III. John Merle Coulter: Missionary in Science. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944.
Sprugel, Douglas G. "A 'Pedagogical Genealogy' of American Plant Ecologists." Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 61 (1980):197-200. Also available at http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/ecology/Sprugel.htm (external link), accessed January 26, 2004.
Tobey, Ronald. Saving the Prairies: The Life Cycle of the Founding School of American Plant Ecology, 1895-1955. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.
Waldron, Larry. The Indiana Dunes. Photographs by Robert Daum. [New York]: Eastern Acorn Press, 1983.
Watts, May Theilgaard. Reading the Landscape of America. Revised and expanded edition. New York: Macmillan, 1975.
Worster, Donald. Nature's Economy: A History of Ecological Ideas. 2nd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.